Trillium Ridge Flora and Fauna
Boxelder bugs
Boisea trivittatus
Location: On boxelders (duh!)
They used to gather (see wiki article in link 3) on the south side of the garage each year; after teardown and rebuild, they gather on a wall of the house in nearly the same spot
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Genus: Boisea (True bugs)
Family: Rhopalidae (scentless plant bugs)
Order: Hemiptera (sucking insects)
Class: Insecta (Insects)
Phylum/Division: Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)